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William Golding

William Golding, author of Lord of the Flies, is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential writers of modern times. Lord of the Flies, his first novel, has been read by millions, translated into more than forty-five languages, and adapted for screen and stage drama. He drew on his own experience as a teacher and his service in the Second World War, where – as he says – he saw ‘what one man could do to another’. In the novel a group of schoolboys emerge from a plane crash on an idyllic tropical island. There are no adults, and...

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Members Q&A: Barbara Kingsolver
Members Q&A: Barbara Kingsolver

The renowned author of The Poisonwood Bible answers questions posed by Faber Members.

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Editor to Author: An interview with Edna O’Brien
Editor to Author: An interview with Edna O’Brien

Edna O'Brien has a frank and illuminating conversation about writing her novel The Little Red Chairs with her Faber editor …

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Members Q&A: Peter Carey
Members Q&A: Peter Carey

Twice Booker Prize Winner, Peter Carey, takes questions from Faber Members across the world.

Editor to Author: An interview with Nadeem Aslam
Editor to Author: An interview with Nadeem Aslam

In this long-read interview, Nadeem Aslam discusses The Golden Legend, his brave, timely, searingly beautiful novel set in contemporary Pakistan.

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